Prime Minister Narendra Modi Expresses Strong Condemnation of Manipur Incident (Parliament)
New Delhi, July 20 (City Times): In anticipation of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a forceful declaration concerning the recent events in Manipur, expressing his deep dismay over the incident and emphasizing that it “casts a dark shadow on humanity.” He asserted that what happened to the daughters of Manipur can never be forgiven, and He asserted with unwavering determination that those responsible would face the full force of the law, and justice would be served without any leniency.
Addressing the media before the commencement of the Monsoon Session on Thursday, Prime Minister Modi expressed his deep concern over the incident and assured the nation that those responsible for the violence would face appropriate consequences.
PM Urges MPs to Make the Most of the Significant Parliament Session
The Prime Minister urged all Members of Parliament to maximize the use of this session for meaningful discussions on various bills directly related to public interest. He emphasized the importance of robust discussions leading to well-informed decisions for the benefit of the nation.
PM Modi particularly highlighted the significance of the Data Protection Bill, especially in the context of India’s youth leading the digital revolution. He stressed that the bill would instill a new sense of confidence among citizens and enhance India’s reputation globally.
The Monsoon Session of Parliament is expected to witness discussions on a total of 31 bills, including those previously introduced in the lower house. Among them, the Data Protection Bill has garnered significant attention and the government is eager to address it.
In preparation for the session, the government held an all-party meeting, seeking cooperation from all political parties to ensure the smooth functioning of both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. The Parliamentary Affairs Minister assured that the government is ready to discuss all issues in compliance with parliamentary rules and with the Speaker’s permission.
Several opposition leaders raised their demand to discuss the Manipur violence during the meeting, indicating the issue’s importance and urgency in parliamentary deliberations.
The Monsoon Session, scheduled from today (Thursday) until August 11, has begun with the listing of various bills for discussion in both houses. In the Lok Sabha, the National Nursing and Midwifery Commission Bill, 2023, and The National Dental Commission Bill, 2023, are set for introduction. Meanwhile, The Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, will be taken up for consideration and passing.
In the Rajya Sabha, the Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2023, is listed for introduction, and The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Third Amendment) Bill, 2022, and The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2022, are scheduled for consideration and passing in today’s business.